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Cool things about the National Spelling Bee finalists

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Which spelling bee finalist has a passion for Harry Potter fan fiction, LeBron James or Macklemore?         



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Hundreds seek safety from Texas floods, severe weather kills 16

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By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Hundreds of people fled areas near Texas rivers that overflowed their banks on Thursday as the state reeled from severe storms this week that killed at least 16 people, flooded cities and set a record for the wettest month....(more) 



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Lithuania minister urges pressure on Russia to stop arms at Ukraine border

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By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Lithuania's foreign minister confirmed on Thursday reports that Russia has been massing troops and weaponry near the border of Ukraine and urged pressure on Moscow until it stops supporting Ukrainian rebels. Reuters reported this week that Russia's army was...(more) 



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UK police arrest two people suspected of preparing terrorism acts

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(Reuters) - UK police arrested a man and a woman in two towns west of London on Thursday who were suspected of preparing terrorist attacks, the West Midlands Police said in a Facebook posting. The man, age 24, and woman, age 23, who are believed to...(more) 



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Canada's Scotiabank reviews soccer sponsorship after FIFA arrests

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By Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) - Bank of Nova Scotia, an official partner of the governing body of soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean, said on Thursday it would review sponsorship ties following the indictment of several soccer officials on corruption charges. The...(more) 



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Martin O’Malley could try to out-green Bernie Sanders

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Martin O’Malley is running for president. The former Maryland governor will announce his candidacy on Saturday. He will be only the third to enter the race for the Democratic nomination, which means he will be among the three declared candidates most eager to combat climate...(more) 



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Conflicts displace 3.5 million people in Africa's Sahel region: UN

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The number of people displaced by conflicts in Africa's Sahel has more than doubled in just over a year to a staggering 3.5 million, the United Nations said Thursday. At the beginning of 2014, the UN humanitarian agency had reported that around 1.6 million people were...(more) 



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Rebels capture last Syrian town in Idlib province

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By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army has pulled back from the northwestern city of Ariha after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the last city in Idlib province in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border that was still held by the government. Syria's...(more) 



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South Korea to ban taxi services by private drivers in blow to Uber

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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean lawmakers passed early on Friday a bill to ban taxi services provided by private drivers, making services like U.S.-based ride services company Uber Technologies Inc's low-cost uberX service illegal in Asia's fourth-largest economy. South Korean parliament's mobile app and video recording...(more) 



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Libya's rival government conducts air strikes on Islamic State in Sirte: official

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Military aircraft belonging to a rival Libyan government on Thursday attacked Islamic State positions in and around the central city of Sirte, where the radical group claimed to have seized an air base, a government official said. Islamic State has exploited the general turmoil and security...(more) 



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FIFA arrests spur Brazil to probe soccer corruption

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By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian police began investigating allegations of corruption in its soccer industry on Thursday, prompted by the arrests of top officials at world soccer body FIFA in a U.S. bribery probe. Justice Minister José Eduardo Cardozo ordered federal police to investigate...(more) 



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The climate movement doesn’t need conservatives

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An environmentalist calling for the climate movement to incorporate conservatives is just as nonsensical as a fundamentalist pastor calling for the anti–gay marriage movement to incorporate liberals. Too many liberals try to win the approval of conservatives instead of trying to win fights. Conservatives never...(more) 



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